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Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 05:59 PM CDT

Managing Chronic Work Stress Can be Key to Your Health

Managing Chronic Work Stress Can be Key to Your Health

Managing work stress could be key to your health.

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 03:36 PM CDT

FDA Approves 1st Targeted Drug for Certain Leukemia Patients

FDA Approves 1st Targeted Drug for Certain Leukemia Patients

U.S. regulators have approved the first targeted drug for certain patients with an aggressive form of leukemia. The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the drug for adults with acute myeloid...

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 12:39 PM CDT

Trump Names Anti-Abortion Leader to High Post at HHS

Trump Names Anti-Abortion Leader to High Post at HHS

The White House says President Donald Trump is appointing the former president of a leading anti-abortion organization to a senior position at the Department of Health and Human Services. Charmaine Yoest,...

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 06:36 AM CDT

DEA Offering Disposal of Unused, Unwanted Prescription Pills

DEA Offering Disposal of Unused, Unwanted Prescription Pills

The Drug Enforcement Administration will provide the opportunity for the safe disposal of expired, unused or unwanted prescriptions pills or patches on Saturday. Scores of locations across the country are...

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 06:28 AM CDT

Wait for Calorie Count on Burgers, Pizza May Get Longer

Wait for Calorie Count on Burgers, Pizza May Get Longer

Consumers hoping to consistently find out how many calories are in that burger and fries may have to wait — again. New government rules to help people find out how many calories are in their restaurant meals...

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 06:02 PM CDT

Olympian Carly Patterson Opens Up About Fertility Struggles

Olympian Carly Patterson Opens Up About Fertility Struggles

One in every eight couples is diagnosed with infertility every day, according to doctors and during National Infertility Awareness Month, Olympic gymnast Carly Patterson shares her struggles with fertility.

Monday, May 8, 2017 at 04:14 PM CDT

Mosquito Sample Tests Positive for WNV in Grand Prairie

Mosquito Sample Tests Positive for WNV in Grand Prairie

The city of Grand Prairie is reporting its first positive West Nile virus mosquito sample of the 2017 season.

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 05:35 PM CDT

AI Predicts Heart Attacks Better Than Doctors: Study

AI Predicts Heart Attacks Better Than Doctors: Study

New research suggests that artificial intelligence may be better at determining which patients are at high risk for a heart attack than their doctor, NBC News reported. AI computer programs developed at the...

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 12:33 PM CDT

Utah Rep. Chaffetz Gives Transparent Reason for Leave

Utah Rep. Chaffetz Gives Transparent Reason for Leave

Republican lawmaker Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz revealed internal hardware that has been holding his foot together for the last 12 years on his Instagram account. Recently Chaffetz announced he would be taking...

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 12:21 PM CDT

Couples Facing Infertility Have a Number of Options

Couples Facing Infertility Have a Number of Options

Dr. Marius Meintjes, laboratory director for Frisco Institute of Reproductive Medicine, discusses the factors that lead to infertility and the treatment available for couples who want to have a baby.

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